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Boon Oude Kriek

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Brewed by Brouwerij F. Boon
Style: Lambic Style - Fruit
Lembeek, Belgium

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RATINGS: 550   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Oude Kriek Boon is one of the finest examples of the 100% spontaneous fermentation fruit-Lambic style. 400 g of wild cherries per litre are fermented together with a blend of young and old Boon Lambic that has been aged in oak casks. After clarification, the Oude kriek is bottled and refermented. It is unsweetened, unfiltered, unpasteurised and has no artificial flavourings, preservatives or colourings added. Brewed in Lembeek, the village that gave Lambic its name. Pour slowly in a flute glass without disturbing the yeast sediment in the bottle. Cheers !


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gorm (1753) - Sandnes, NORWAY - AUG 30, 2015
Dunkel mørk rød farve med lyst rødt skum. Lukt av krsebær. Smak av krsebær. Syrlig og tørr etersmak. Vinmonopolet.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Foffern (1441) - Bodø, NORWAY - AUG 29, 2015
Bottle at home. Vintage 2014. Pours a clear, deep red color with a small, pink head. Sweet aroma of sweet cherries, cherry candy, lemon juice, oak, barn yard and some cinnamon. Equal sour and sweet flavor with additional note of earth. Has a silky mouth feel, and a surprisingly mellow berry bitterness. A well-balanced, tasteful and easy-drinking kriek.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mecafilo (141) - Perugia, ITALY - AUG 28, 2015
UPDATED: AUG 29, 2015 On tap @ Elfo’s Pub, Perugia, Italy. Pours with a deep, rich red colour; magnificent! Aroma is very rich in fruit, especially (obviously) cherry; good, but faint. Taste is quite heavy sweet, good. Medium body, oily texture, soft carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pistacho (54) - SPAIN - AUG 22, 2015
On tap at Café Gaspar. Redcurrant aroma, fruity. Cherry taste, strawberries, refreshing acidity. Easy one. Good.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Lukasmh (609) - Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 12, 2015
Tap. Pours clear deeo rubin red with creamy oink head. Aroma is packed with cherrie candy and marzipan. Funky brett, red berries, leather and yam. Slight grainy. Sour and tart apples, red ripe apples, winegum and grapes. Taste is more sour, sour cherries, still some candy, apples, lang awesome aromatic finish. Reminds me of kirsebærsovs. Sweet, yam, almonds, oaky vanilla and marzipan, wrapped in some good old funky wild yeast and barnyard. Very smooth body with dry finish. Really clean and deep ripe cherrie taste. This is liquid candy,

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nilsas (2441) - Bryne, NORWAY - AUG 5, 2015

Lukt: Kirsebær og noe gjær.
Utseende: Rød dunkel farge.
Skum/kullsyre: Tynt lag skum, heng langs kant.
Smak: Frisk smak av kirsebær, noe syrlig avslutning.
Hvor: Kjøpt@VP Nettbutikk, Nydt@Hjemme tasting med Gorm og Bryne.
Medium: Flaske@375ml, ABV@6,5%, Når@05.08.2015

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Florya (951) - Bergen, NORWAY - AUG 3, 2015
How: Bottle Appearance: Clear ruby red with a minimal off-white head. Aroma: cherry, spice, cotton candy and some wood. Palate: medium to light body, average to low carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
novair (131) - Bergen, NORWAY - AUG 3, 2015
Shared bottle with florya. Clear red lambic with significant cherry aroma and taste. It is a bit sour, a bit sweet, complex beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Towey1989 (723) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 1, 2015
Keg at Brewdog Manchester. A clear red colour with a thin off white head. Aroma of tart cherries, subtle plum, marzipan, slight vanilla and barnyard yeast. Taste of cherry, marzipan, slight apple, barnyard funk, some wood and subtle acidic tartness. Medium bodied and and an oily texture. A dry, cherry tartness in the finish. Great array of flavours and smells, sweet at first then tart and slightly acidic in the close. A tasty kriek, I enjoyed it.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Stuu666 (6760) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 31, 2015
Keg at the hanging bat. Pours deep ruby red, nose is oak, huge berry, grapes, cherry, taste is dry, cherry, funky, wood.


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